Record Details

NHER Number:32291
Type of record:Monument
Name:Deserted medieval settlement

Summary

Earthworks from a deserted medieval settlement survive close to Summer End Farm. They include enclosures and a possible hollow way which may have been associated with the farm. A piece of medieval pottery has been found at the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7524 1528
Map Sheet:TF71NE
Parish:EAST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 1997. Earthwork Survey.
A series of enclosures and truncated linear features indicates closes between Summer End Common and a fragment of hollow way, possibly all associated with Summer End Farm.
Pottery: 1 unglazed medieval body sherd. Identified by A. Rogerson (NLA).
See report (S1) for sketch plot at 1:2500 and further details.
B. Cushion (NLA), January 1997. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 8 April 2015.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Unknown date)
  • CAUSEWAY (Unknown date)
  • DRAINAGE DITCH (Unknown date)
  • HOLLOW WAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RECTILINEAR ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE
  • SHINE
  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Report: Cushion, B. 1997. East Walton, Summer End Farm. Earthwork Survey Report.

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